Prof. R John Hansman, Jr

T Wilson (1953) Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems
Head, Division of Humans and Automation
Director, International Center for Air Transportation (ICAT)

Primary DLC

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

MIT Room: 33-303

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Aviation Safety
Aircraft/Atmospheric Interaction
Cockpit Human Factors and Information Management
Air Traffic Control
Airline Operations
Instrumentation
Flight Information Systems
Transportation Infrastructure

Research Summary

Dr. Hansman consults and serves as a member of numerous advisory and technical committees. He chairs the including the FAA Research and Development Advisory Committee, the FAA WAAS Independent Review Board (as chair), and the NASA Advisory Committee for Aeronautics and the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board of the National Research Council. He has over 5700 hours of pilot in-command time in airplanes, helicopters and sailplanes, including meteorological, production and engineering flight test experience.

Recent Work